Moccasin flower(Bot.), a species of lady's slipper (Cypripedium acaule) found in North America. The lower petal is two inches long, and forms a rose-colored moccasin-shaped pouch. It grows in rich woods under coniferous trees.

(Moc"ca*sined) a. Covered with, or wearing, a moccasin or moccasins. "Moccasined feet." Harper's Mag.

(Mo"cha) n.

1. A seaport town of Arabia, on the Red Sea.

2. A variety of coffee brought from Mocha.

3. An Abyssinian weight, equivalent to a Troy grain.

Mocha stone(Min.), moss agate.

(||Moche) n. [F.] A bale of raw silk.

(Moche) a. Much. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Moch"el) a. & adv. Much. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||Mo*chi"la) n. [Sp.] A large leather flap which covers the saddletree. [Western U.S.]

(Mock) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mocked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mocking.] [F. moquer, of uncertain origin; cf. OD. mocken to mumble, G. mucken, OSw. mucka.]

1. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.

To see the life as lively mocked as ever
Still sleep mocked death.

Mocking marriage with a dame of France.

2. To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.

Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud.
1 Kings xviii. 27.

Let not ambition mock their useful toil.

3. To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.

Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies.
Judg. xvi. 13.

He will not . . .
Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.

Syn. — To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint. See Deride.

(Mock), v. i. To make sport in contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.

When thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?
Job xi. 3.

She had mocked at his proposal.

(Mock), n.

mottled with darker. The upland moccasin is Ancistrodon atrofuscus. They resemble rattlesnakes, but are without rattles.

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